Archive | 2011

Purple Waechtersbach Germany Bowl from Williams Sonoma Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin 1

#Leaded: Purple Waechtersbach German Nesting Bowl, c. 2011

Purple Waechtersbach Bowl from Williams Sonoma Made in Germany, c. 2011 To see more pieces by Waechtersbach that I have tested, click here. When tested with an XRF instrument this bowl had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 2,719 +/- 167 ppm Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect / Negative Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect / Negative Arsenic (As): Non-Detect / Negative Barium (Ba): […]

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Waechtersbach Germany Bowl Set from Williams Sonoma Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin 6

#AskTamara: Do my Waechtersbach nesting bowls have heavy metals (like lead and cadmium) in the glaze?

#AskTamara Question: Do my Waechtersbach ceramic nesting bowls (purchased at Williams Sonoma) have toxicants like lead and cadmium in the glaze? Short Answer: Yes, probably! Please scroll down below the first couple of images for more details. Waechtersbach Nesting Bowl Set Purchased at Williams Sonoma in 2009 Made in Germany Below is a photo of the […]

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2011 Wizard Of Oz Commemorative Mug Set England 1

XRF Test Results For Cardew Design Made in China (Designed In England) Wizard of Oz Commemorative Mug Set

Below are the XRF readings for this commemorative Wizard of Oz mug set. This set is from Cardew Design North America Inc and was made in 2011 (after the CPSC regulation limiting the amount of lead in items made for use by and marketed to children!) While the company might argue that this is not […]

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Starbucks Coffee Insulated Mug Stainless And Ceramic

2011 White Ceramic Lined Stainless Steel Starbucks Coffee Travel Mug: 63,549 ppm Lead.

Starbucks 2011 Ceramic Lined Travel Mug- (broke in shipping). Inside of mug / white ceramic liner / the part that touches the coffee: 63,549 ppm Lead (ummmm huh!?). The above number is the level of Lead found when testing the mug using XRF technology. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. For context: The […]

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